1. Tensions in the Balkans are on the rise, annoying some who fear that increased nationalism, ethnic conflicts, and weak democratic institutions -- mixed with...
      


  2. Iraq needs $100 billion in foreign investment to rebuild its economy. Part of the plan seeks to diversify the country away from oil. It's...
      


  3. This could get interesting.  And Twitter strikes again with trying to control information. Twitter hides the video because "This media may contain sensitive material". Twitter... really?  <...


  4. The Taliban is still fighting in Afghanistan, North Korea still has nuclear weapons (and is launching missiles willy nilly), China has not reached a...


  5. President Vladimir V. Putin warned that if the United States deploys new intermediate-range missiles in Europe after withdrawing from a nuclear treaty prohibiting these...
      


  6. The return of conservatives to power in oil-rich Alberta adds another province to a growing bloc of opposition to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of...
      


  7. So its finally happened, North and South Korea leader have met in the DMZ in the middle of a global fanfare, with the blessings...
      


  8. U.S. Warns Iranian Oil Tankers May Be Courting 'Environmental Disaster' I'd throw in some water-borne diseases as well, if I were them.
      


  9. The picture speaks more than a thousand words. When the two president met in New York, they shook hands lightly and got down to...
      


  10. A banner emblazoned with the words “Honor to Mussolini,” unfurled just steps from the Milan piazza where the fascist dictator’s body was hung upside...
      


  11. France has recalled its ambassador in Rome on Thursday after what it described as baseless and repeated attacks from Italy’s political leaders, whom it...
      


  12. U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday called off a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, even after North Korea followed through...
      


  13. https://www.yahoo.com/news/census-inequality-grew-including-heartland-040616890.html I am NOT surprised.  


  14. Eastern Libyan forces on Thursday took full control of Gharyan, a town about 100 km (60 miles) south of the capital Tripoli, bringing their...
      


  15. https://www.voanews.com/middle-east/bitterness-fear-syria-us-withdraws-troops It would be interesting to know the forums view on the USA leaving the Kurds to the will and the strength of the Russian...
      


  16. According to Bloomberg, Kim Jong Un made a surprise visit to Beijing on his first known trip outside North Korea since taking power in...
      


  17. President Vladimir Putin on Thursday accused the United States of raising the risk of nuclear war by threatening to spurn a key arms control...
      


  18. Global military expenditure reached its highest level last year since the end of the Cold War, fueled by increased spending in the United States...
      


  19. U.S. President Donald Trump said that Washington may pull out of its involvement in Syria "very soon," in comments that seem to have caught...
      


  20. Trump is reportedly going to unveil a $60-billion tariff package (annually) on China by Friday ... I think this means the trade war is...
      


  21. According to a statement, Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani discussed the missile attack that targeted a science lab and two chemical weapons depots...
      


  22. https://edition.cnn.com/2019/10/16/politics/harry-dunn-family-white-house-meeting-trump-intl-gbr/index.html  thougths? I understand the reason for diplomatic immunity, but it does not really seem applicable here? 


  23. Half of all EU members( 14) joined with the United States and other allies to expel Russian diplomats in response to a nerve agent...
      


  24. I think with all the chaos in Syria, Yemen and .. well ... across the Middle East, this brewing conflict over Somalia's ports between...
      


  25. See the greatly ignored story about how Russia has done all it could to keep the West from fracking. It has been aided by...
      


  26. Qatar is looking to raise new debt and is expected to close the deal later today according to the Financial Times. First time since...
      


  27. A "good relationship" was formed at the meeting last week, President Trump tweeted today. News of the visit first emerged on Tuesday. US officials...
      


  28. The Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) is roughly defined (per Wikipedia) as "... a global development strategy adopted by the Chinese government involving infrastructure...
      


  29. North Korea on Wednesday threw into question an unprecedented summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump scheduled for next...
      


  30. https://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2019/10/21/canada-election-deadlock-after-trudeau-blackface-scandal/ Canada Election a Deadlock After Trudeau Blackface Scandal Canada Stories https://docs.google.com/document/d/1txhJec4FnHyC3O2zDgfL_z9Ds20w1onDcPGkbLA9nRM/edit# Updated frequently during elections and for other important stories.  21